We're tracking another winter storm that is taking aim at the viewing area Monday into Tuesday

Attention will turn to heavy snow potential late Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

Posted: Feb 10, 2019 6:03 PM
Updated: Feb 11, 2019 4:11 AM

Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Winter Storm Tonight Through Tuesday...Heavy Snow, Impacts To Travel... .Heavy snow will impact the area tonight through Tuesday. The highest snow rates and heavier accumulations are expected late tonight through noon Tuesday. Blowing and drifting snow is also likely across open and unsheltered areas Tuesday into Tuesday night. The impacts to travel could be significant with roads going from slippery to hazardous to even treacherous in a short amount of time. Plan now. Be prepared to delay, adjust or cancel travel. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will likely produce some blowing and drifting of snow, especially Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will likely become hazardous. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Moderate to Heavy Snowfall Possible This Afternoon into Tuesday... .The next storm system to impact Iowa will spread a wintry mix across southern Iowa later this morning. Later this afternoon the wintry mix is expected to change over to snow and expand across the state. Snowfall will become moderate to heavy tonight before ending Tuesday. Strong wind on the backside of this storm system will likely produce blowing and drifting snow Tuesday. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...A period of mixed precipitation by mid afternoon then moderate to occasionally heavy snowfall will develop over the area late this afternoon and especially tonight. Snow accumulation by Tuesday morning expected to be from 5 to 7 inches. Winds gusting to 40 mph Tuesday producing patchy blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Parts of north central and northeast Iowa.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Martin; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY... .A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for southeast Minnesota and most of west central Wisconsin. The Warning is in effect for locations generally east of a Red Wing, MN to New Richmond and Rice Lake line in Wisconsin. Storm totals of 6-10 inches are expected in the warning, with the highest amounts from Eau Claire up to Ladysmith in Wisconsin. The Warning runs from 9 pm tonight through 9 pm Tuesday in Goodhue county Minnesota and from midnight tonight through midnight Tuesday night in Wisconsin. Farther west, a Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from south central Minnesota, up through the Twin Cities to Chisago county in Minnesota and Polk county in northwest Wisconsin. Snowfall accumulations in excess of 6 inches are possible. In addition, blowing snow and attendant visibility reductions will also be possible on Tuesday in south central Minnesota as northwest winds increase. ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph Tuesday afternoon.

* WHERE...Portions of south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From this evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Winter Storm Tonight Through Tuesday...Heavy Snow, Impacts To Travel... .Heavy snow will impact the area tonight through Tuesday. The highest snow rates and heavier accumulations are expected late tonight through noon Tuesday. Blowing and drifting snow is also likely across open and unsheltered areas Tuesday into Tuesday night. The impacts to travel could be significant with roads going from slippery to hazardous to even treacherous in a short amount of time. Plan now. Be prepared to delay, adjust or cancel travel. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will likely produce some blowing and drifting of snow, especially Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will likely become hazardous. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Emmet; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Webster

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Moderate to Heavy Snowfall Possible This Afternoon into Tuesday... .The next storm system to impact Iowa will spread a wintry mix across southern Iowa later this morning. Later this afternoon the wintry mix is expected to change over to snow and expand across the state. Snowfall will become moderate to heavy tonight before ending Tuesday. Strong wind on the backside of this storm system will likely produce blowing and drifting snow Tuesday. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...A period of mixed precipitation mid afternoon changing over to snow. Moderate snowfall at times especially Monday night. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and a light glaze expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph producing patchy blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Northwest Iowa.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 62993

Reported Deaths: 1731
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin19873842
Ramsey7827270
Dakota4610106
Anoka3841115
Stearns292820
Washington222748
Olmsted179123
Nobles17777
Scott163422
Mower11112
Rice10468
Blue Earth9465
Wright9185
Carver8993
Clay79440
Sherburne75310
Kandiyohi7141
St. Louis62120
Todd4302
Lyon4263
Watonwan3671
Freeborn3611
Nicollet35613
Steele3562
Benton3253
Winona26616
Beltrami2640
Crow Wing25214
Le Sueur2301
McLeod2240
Martin2105
Chisago2091
Goodhue2059
Otter Tail2044
Cottonwood1780
Becker1621
Pipestone1589
Polk1564
Waseca1561
Carlton1470
Itasca14612
Douglas1442
Isanti1370
Unassigned13546
Dodge1310
Pine1290
Murray1251
Chippewa1171
Morrison941
Wabasha930
Brown922
Faribault920
Meeker872
Rock860
Sibley862
Koochiching833
Cass802
Jackson790
Pennington751
Mille Lacs733
Fillmore720
Renville675
Lincoln610
Grant563
Swift561
Roseau530
Yellow Medicine530
Pope480
Houston450
Aitkin411
Norman400
Kanabec372
Redwood370
Hubbard360
Wilkin353
Marshall290
Wadena280
Mahnomen271
Big Stone250
Red Lake240
Lake220
Stevens180
Clearwater140
Traverse130
Lac qui Parle80
Cook50
Lake of the Woods40
Kittson30

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 50230

Reported Deaths: 955
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk10612210
Woodbury377052
Black Hawk320066
Linn245689
Johnson213820
Dallas193235
Buena Vista180012
Scott176815
Dubuque173431
Marshall145627
Pottawattamie136729
Story118915
Wapello93435
Muscatine86048
Webster8498
Crawford7393
Cerro Gordo65617
Sioux6533
Warren5861
Tama55729
Jasper48427
Wright4821
Plymouth47912
Clinton4344
Dickinson3844
Louisa37814
Washington30510
Boone2723
Franklin25512
Hamilton2551
Bremer2337
Clarke2063
Clay2021
Carroll2012
Des Moines1992
Emmet1934
Shelby1881
Hardin1860
Marion1830
Floyd1673
Benton1621
Jackson1601
Poweshiek1608
Allamakee1584
Mahaska14217
Henry1404
Guthrie1385
Buchanan1351
Cedar1351
Jones1352
Butler1312
Lee1294
Madison1282
Hancock1242
Humboldt1241
Delaware1231
Lyon1232
Pocahontas1212
Harrison1131
Cherokee1101
Clayton1093
Winneshiek1021
Page1000
Taylor1000
Iowa981
Kossuth970
Mills941
Monona920
Winnebago920
Palo Alto910
Fayette900
Calhoun872
Cass871
Jefferson870
Sac860
Osceola850
Grundy831
Union811
Mitchell800
Monroe758
Lucas734
Worth680
Davis612
Montgomery614
Chickasaw600
Appanoose523
Howard510
Fremont450
Greene420
Keokuk401
Adair380
Van Buren381
Ida330
Audubon291
Decatur270
Ringgold231
Wayne211
Adams170
Unassigned20
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